Big Hits of the 50's

Big Hits of the 50's

     
 

Big Hits of the '50s is a worthwhile introduction to the lush pop sound of the era; the song selection is fairly pedestrian, but then it's hard to go wrong with enduring favorites like Nat King Cole's "Mona Lisa," and Sonny James' "Young Love," Tennessee Ernie Ford's "Sixteen Tons" and Les Paul & Mary Ford's "Vaya Con Dios," and withSee more details below

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Big Hits of the '50s is a worthwhile introduction to the lush pop sound of the era; the song selection is fairly pedestrian, but then it's hard to go wrong with enduring favorites like Nat King Cole's "Mona Lisa," and Sonny James' "Young Love," Tennessee Ernie Ford's "Sixteen Tons" and Les Paul & Mary Ford's "Vaya Con Dios," and with 20 tracks and a running time of close to an hour, it's a worthwhile pick-up for the budget-minded consumer.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/10/1998
Label:
Emi Special Products
UPC:
0724381947227
catalogNumber:
19472

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Tracks

  1. Dragnet  - Ray Anthony
  2. (Oh Baby Mine) I Get So Lonely  -  Four Knights
  3. Too Young  - Nat King Cole
  4. How High the Moon  -  Les Paul & Mary Ford
  5. Unchained Melody  -  Baxter
  6. Memories Are Made of This  - Dean Martin
  7. Tonight You Belong to Me  -  Patience and Prudence
  8. Oh!  -  Pee Wee Hunt & His Orchestra
  9. St. George and the Dragonet  - Stan Freberg
  10. Here in My Heart  -  Martino
  11. The Happy Whistler  - Don Robertson
  12. Sixteen Tons  - Tennessee Ernie Ford
  13. Vaya con Dios (May God Be with You)  -  Les Paul & Mary Ford
  14. Mona Lisa  - Nat King Cole
  15. Young Love  - Sonny James
  16. The Poor People of Paris (Jean's Song)  -  Baxter
  17. Wheel of Fortune  - Kay Starr
  18. Lisbon Antigua  - Nelson Riddle
  19. 26 Miles (Santa Catalina)  -  Four Preps
  20. It's in the Book  - Johnny Standley

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Stan Freberg   Track Performer
Tennessee Ernie Ford   Track Performer
Sonny James   Track Performer
Four Preps   Track Performer
Dean Martin   Track Performer
Martino   Track Performer
Kay Starr   Track Performer
Baxter   Track Performer
Paul   Track Performer
Ray Anthony   Track Performer
Johnny Standley   Track Performer
Don Robertson   Track Performer
Nat King Cole   Track Performer
Mary Ford   Track Performer
Nelson Riddle   Track Performer
Four Knights   Track Performer
Patience and Prudence   Track Performer
Les Paul & Mary Ford   Track Performer
Pee Wee Hunt & His Orchestra   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Miklós Rózsa   Composer
Terry Gilkyson   Composer
Bruce Belland   Composer
Bennie Benjamin   Composer
Rick Cartey   Composer
Ray Evans   Composer
Nancy Hamilton   Composer
Carol Joyner   Composer
Glen Larson   Composer
Jack Lawrence   Composer
Jay Livingston   Composer
George David Weiss   Composer
Morgan Lewis   Composer
Marguerite Monnot   Composer
Lou Levinson   Composer
René Rouzaud   Composer
Walter Schumann   Composer
Bill Borrelli   Composer
Richard Dehr   Composer
Pat Genaro   Composer
Frank Miller   Composer
David Lee   Composer
Buddy Pepper   Composer
Inez James   Composer
Billy Rose   Composer
Larry Russell   Composer

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